Galveston Fish Commander

There’s one name you need to remember if you’re looking for an inshore and offshore fishing paradise – Galveston! Galveston Fish Commander is your golden ticket to step into some amazing angling action. Your guide Captain Shawn Warren has experience of guiding fishing trips for both novices and experienced anglers. He’s won over 35 fishing tournaments and has all the knowledge you’ll need for a successful day on the water.

Capt. Shawn welcomes you aboard his 28’ Robalo center console. The boat accommodates up to 6 guests, so bring your family or friends along. The minimum age for kids is 3 and life vests are provided in all sizes. The boat is powered by twin 250 HP Yamaha engine, so it won’t take long until you reach your fishing spot.

You can set out on fishing trips for Tarpon and Shark, or go on a hunt for giant “Bull” Redfish. This area also offers year-round opportunities for Speckled Trout and Flounder. There’s a variety of Shark species you can target here, including Tiger, Bull, Blacktip, and Hammerhead.

The captain will provide you with Shimano fishing equipment and lures. You’ll need to purchase your fishing license before the trip and also bring snacks and drinks for the day. Live bait is charged extra when you’re targeting Trout and Redfish. If you want to keep the catch, don’t forget to bring your cooler so you can keep the fish fresh.

Galveston Fish Commander takes pride in repeat guests on their trips. The crew is here to make sure you have a world-class experience while you’re on their boat. Have your Texas inshore adventure now!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    UFC Special – Redfish/Shark/Tarpon
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Jun 1 - Oct 1
    $695
    price breakdown
    $695
    Some of the largest Tarpon found in the continental United States roam the waters just off Galveston Island during the warm summer and fall months. This 6-hour trip will take you targeting the most famous Texas inshore species.
  • Private trip
    Shark Trip – Nearshore/Offshore(AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    There are not a lot of fish species in these waters that can rip line off a reel harder or faster than a huge Shark! This trip is perfect for everyone who wants adrenaline-packed action. Your main targets will be Bull, Blacktip, Hammerhead, and Tiger Sharks.
  • Private trip
    Shark Trip – Nearshore/Offshore(PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    Seasonal trip May 1 - Oct 1
    $650
    price breakdown
    $650
    This is a pure adrenaline trip! If you're into adventures with lots of action – this Shark trip is for you. It’s not unusual to catch 20 to 30 Sharks a day that range in size from 80 to 500 pounds. You'll target mostly Tigers, Blacktips, Bull, and Hammerheads.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    You'll be fishing in Galveston Bays and Jetties, targeting a variety of fish species. Luckily, this trip is available year round. You can enjoy fishing either from the boat or give wade fishing a try. Make sure to check the details with the captain. He'll also provide you with your fishing equipment.
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip – Inshore (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 14 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $550
    price breakdown
    $550
    You can target a variety of fish species from the boat or try out wade fishing – check further details with the captain. This trip is available year-round. Purchase your fishing license on time and bring your snacks and drinks for the day. If you decide to keep the catch, it's advisable to bring your cooler as well.
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About the Captain

Shawn Warren
Galveston, Texas, United States
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8 Customer Reviews
Response time 3 hours
Member since June 2019
Captain Shawn has over 20 years of experience fishing the Galveston Bay Complex. He's participated in lots of tournaments and he takes pride in having 35 wins. He loves taking both novices and avid anglers to his boat and spending the day fishing. Although jetties and deep water structures are his usual spots, he can also wade a shoreline.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Black Drum Black Drum
Cobia Cobia
Flounder Flounder
Redfish Redfish

Shark (Blacktip) Shark (Blacktip)
Shark (Bull) Shark (Bull)
Shark (Hammerhead) Shark (Hammerhead)
Shark (Tiger) Shark (Tiger)

Speckled Trout Speckled Trout
Tarpon Tarpon

Boat Specs

Robalo (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 2007. Powered by 2 250HP Yamaha engines.

Length
28 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Lures
First Mate

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 14 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 14 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Checks

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (8)
4.88
out of 5 stars from 8 reviews
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Half Day Trip with Capt. Shawn
Half Day Trip with Captain Shawn
May fishing trip
+5
Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
86%
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Bob B.
Houston, TX
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Capt. Shawn

VERIFIED   NEW  September 5, 2020
Great trip with Capt. Shawn.  He made the extra effort to chase some sharks and bull reds.
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Alicia R.
Houston, TX
 4.67
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Fishing with Shawn

VERIFIED   NEW  September 9, 2020
He made sure to keep moving to make sure we caught a shark and had a great experience. We would definitely book with him again.
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Kevin M.
Dallas, TX
 5.00
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Half Day Trip with Captain Shawn

VERIFIED   July 1, 2020
Captain Shawn and crew were first class and very accommodating.  We had a great time and plan on contacting him again...
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Kirk B.
Hollywood, FL
 5.00
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May fishing trip

VERIFIED   May 26, 2020
Great first time trip with boys. They really had a great time.
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Scott S.
Forney, TX
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VERIFIED   August 19, 2020
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